Hey, Don Hill, how many years in prison did guilty-plea-taker John Lewis get today?John Lewis and Kevin Dean were among the first two to plead guilty, both to one count of extortion, in the Dallas City Hall federal corruption case -- Lewis in March of last year; Dean, in June. When Lewis pleaded ... More >>
Roderick NewtonTen years ago last March, "Roderick Newton and Julian Williams went to a car wash in Pleasant Grove in Dallas looking for someone to rob." So reminds the Texas Attorney General's media release issued last week, which recounts the reason Newton is scheduled to be executed by the state ... More >>
Let's get back to Kim's item about Roderick Newton, scheduled to be executed by the state on Thursday, for just a minute. And let's go ahead and set aside the issue of "mental retardation." Instead, focus on the second of three claims Newton's attorneys make in the writ filed today -- the one ... More >>
And then there were three -- which is to say, three folks who have pleaded guilty in the Dallas City Hall corruption case, scheduled to go to trial in June. Taking his cue from Andrea Spencer and Allen McGill, lawyer John Lewis -- among the 14 named by the feds in the low-income housing development ... More >>
OK, Don Hill, raise your finger every time you hear a defendant in the City Hall corruption case plead guilty.This afternoon, as promised, the U.S. Attorney's Office forwards John Lewis's plea agreement -- the one that finds him promising to testify against former Dallas City Council member Don "Wha ... More >>
The kings of smut escape while the feds cook up small fry like former Dallas cop Garry Ragsdale
Horace Caraker doesn't belong in federal prison. But he likes it there, and he'll threaten a president if it means going back.